Calflora
Taxon  Report   5544    
Mimulus pilosus  (Benth.) S. Watson  
(no longer an active name; please see Mimetanthe pilosa)
Downy mimetanthe,  Downy monkey flower, False monkeyflower, Snouted monkey flower
Mimulus pilosus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mimetanthe pilosa
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: PHRYMACEAE  
Genus: Mimulus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Mimetanthe pilosa

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mimetanthe pilosa
NOTE: Mimulus pilosus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Mimulus pilosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIPI5)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 10, 2020).